Kia Telluride Window Not Working – How To Fix

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 10/07/22 •  3 min read

Kia is known as a car manufacturer from Korea. It is famous for its great styling and top notch performance. However, some of the Kia cars like Telluride have many issues. If you own a Kia Telluride and are experiencing problems with the window, then this article is for you.

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If you have an older Kia Telluride and you notice that the driver’s side window doesn’t work properly, then don’t worry because we are going to tell you how to fix it in a very easy way. A malfunctioning window can be a problem for any driver, but especially for people who travel a lot. Read through this article to find out what you can do about it.

Troubleshooting Kia Telluride Window Not Working

Motors are mounted in the doors to operate all the window controls on a Kia. There are switches in the driver’s armrest for the driver’s and passenger windows, as well as a switch that disables window operation when a child is present.

Before you start troubleshooting the windows, make sure that the switch that disables the electric windows is not on in the driver’s armrest. Check the fuse inside the power window. If it is okay, check the wiring in the door. Check that the fuse for the power windows is not blown and that the fuses are in good condition. If they are not working properly, have the window motor replaced.

Then, test your circuits to narrow down the problem. Check that the fuse is in good condition. You must first determine which windows work properly and which windows are not working properly. If a window operates normally from one of two switches, there may be a problem with one of them. Repair or replace electrical components as necessary.

If the voltage in the window motor is correct, restart the motor circuit breaker and inspect the window tracks for obstacles that may be blocking the path through which the window moves. Verify that the window tracks permit the window to move freely in the vehicle. If the motor is running at the correct voltage, reset the circuit breaker. If it is not, simply adjust the wiring in the door. The wires should not have any corrosion or damage or be twisted or bent. If anything is wrong, repair or replace as necessary.

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Tips for Kia Telluride Window Issues

Always carry your keys with you when you leave the car. If you accidentally stop turning off your engine, it’s possible to still open or close your windows by using the buttons in the doors of your car. Just make sure that neither the driver’s nor the passenger’s door is open.

It is important that you use common sense when you are fixing a car window. If you can’t figure out how to fix the problem yourself and still not break the glass, it’s best to contact a professional to have them do the work for you. Fortunately, the tips that we’ve mentioned will help you get out of a jam.

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Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.

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